Study Abroad & Field Schools

Explore the Wide World of Classics

There are many fun but educational opportunities out there for Classics majors, concentrators, and aficionados. Do you want to excavate ancient ruins and receive a unique firsthand experience of the ancient world? Is your interest piqued by the thought of travelling around ancient sites and seeing where the major events of classical times occurred? Would you like to hone your Latin and Greek skills in the lands where these languages were once spoken? Take some time to explore the options on this portion of our website and find a program that is right for you. Be sure to check out our funding pages, as well; programs can be expensive, but there are many scholarship opportunities available to Classics students.

Summer Language & Culture Programs

Archaeological Field Schools



Background photo: the Temple of Hephaestus at Athens © 2016 by Isabella Villanueva, BA '18


2018 Galbraith Lecture Explores 'Dante and Liturgical Time'

As we age, most of us ask ourselves, where has the time gone? Borrowing text from UD's Core curriculum, this spring semester's Galbraith Lecture will explore the difference between our own perception of time, and how the philosopher-poet Dante Alighieri viewed mankind's immortal clock, steeped in Scripture and in life.

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UD Presents: 'Dwelling: Paintings by Peter Ligon and Layla Luna'

The Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery is pleased to announce an upcoming exhibition featuring two Dallas/Fort Worth area artists, Peter Ligon and Layla Luna, who articulate the architectural styling of dwelling spaces in their paintings. Both artists will give presentations at an opening reception on Friday, March 23, at 5:30 p.m. in the Haggar Art History Auditorium located in the Haggerty Art Village on the University of Dallas’ Irving campus.

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Politics Major Empowers Youth, Shares Story Through Theater

Although she herself is not able to vote, Liz Magallanes, BA '18, works to make voting possible for other people. She first got involved with the organization Mi Familia Vota in 2014 and has been contributing to their endeavors ever since, including working with high school students in Dallas ISD. Additionally, she recently had a role in the play "Deferred Action."

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